AHA Fellowships


To help students initiate careers in cardiovascular research by providing assistance and training in research activities broadly related to cardiovascular function and diseases.

Participation by women and minorities is encouraged. Visit our Web site in mid-March for information.


Open to permanent residents or citizens of the United States. Also for exchange visitors under J-1, temporary worker under H-1, H-1B, O-1 visas. Canadian or Mexican citizens engaged in professional activities or student visa are also eligible.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Study Length

1 or 2 years (You may submit an application to compete for a third year of funding, if eligible.)

Award Value

Stipend of US$22,000 per year. Fringe benefit: $3,000.

Closing date

January 10th, next closing date is July 1st

Study Level

  • Research
  • Predoctorate

American Heart Association (AHA)

The American Heart Association (AHA) is a non-profit, voluntary health organization funded by private contributions. Its mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. To support this goal, the Association has given more than US$2 billion to heart and blood vessel research since 1949.

Contact Details

  • 800 242 8721, 888 242 2453
  • 214.706.1969
  • National Center
    7272 Greenville Avenue
    Dallas, TX
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the American Heart Association (AHA) by using the links below.


FindAPhd .com for PhD studentships and programmes


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